Tag: Statistics

30 Jun

Arthur Benjamin Talks Mathematics

TEDxTelAviv by natalie

“The world has changed from analog to digital – and it’s time for our mathematics curriculum to change too…” In this short but powerful TEDTalk Mathematics Professor and Magician Arthur Benjamin proposes a bold alternative to Calculus as the “top of the mathematics curriculum pyramid”. Discover it here:

14 May

Fighting Epidemics

TEDxTelAviv by maya

Two fascinating talks from TED2009 suggest early detection and prevention may hold the solution to ending epidemics. Virus hunter Nathan Wolfe is outwitting the next pandemic by staying two steps ahead: discovering deadly new viruses where they first emerge — passing from animals to humans among poor subsistence hunters in Africa — before they claim [...]

13 May

TEDTalks Open Translation Project Just Launched and Hebrew Up There with the Most Translated To

TEDxTelAviv by maya

TED just launched the new Open Translation Project which brings TEDTalks beyond the English-speaking world by offering subtitles, interactive transcripts and the ability for any talk to be translated by volunteers worldwide. The most translated TEDTalk (24 languages!) is this exciting talk by Hans Rosling, which with the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, debunks [...]